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    Explain why manufacturing overhead costs cannot be directly associated with any particular product, and how such costs are allocated to each of several company's products under the so-called traditional approach to overhead allocation.

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    Explain why manufacturing overhead costs cannot be directly associated with any particular product.

    - Manufacturing overhead costs cannot be directly associated with any particular product due to the nature of overhead costs. Estimates could be calculated, based on the number of products produced on certain days, but exact measurements would not be ...

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    This solution explains why manufacturing overhead costs cannot be directly associated with any particular product, and how such costs are allocated to each of several company's products under the so-called traditional approach to overhead allocation.

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